Biography of W. W. Winters
Hancock County, OH Biographies

W. W. WINTERS, dealer in fruit trees, McComb, was born in Pleasant Township, this county, October 15, 1855, son of Abraham and Sarah (Clarton) Winters, native Ohioans and of German descent, and who had a family consisting of one daughter (who died young) and six sons who grew to manhood. Abraham Winters settled on a farm in this county in 1852. Our subject, the third born, grew up on the farm, attending the district school till he was eighteen years old, when he entered the high school at Findlay, where he remained nearly two years; then concluding to become teacher, he attended the normal school at Ada, Ohio, subsequently teaching school one year. About this time he commenced as agent for the sale of trees, in which he has been very successful, and now buys and sells fruit trees, etc., employing three assistants. Mr. Winters was married, in 1882, to Arretta, daughter of A. J. Van Horn, a native of Indiana, and of German origin, and by her he has one child, Homer. Our subject and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which he is class leader. Politically he is a Republican.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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